Category: Spring 2013

ANNOUNCEMENT/EVENT: College of Communication Names Jeremy Page of The Wall Street Journal the 2013 Hugo Shong Journalist of the Year

Award Ceremony Friday April 26 Trustees Ballroom One Silber way, 9th Floor Boston University To RSVP for luncheon attendance, please contact Ms. Lisa Cohen, Office the Dean, College of Communication: Penning a series of exclusive reports at the heart of China’s biggest political story in decades, The Wall Street Journal‘s Jeremy Page broke open […]

FACULTY NEWS: Rob Weller, BU China anthropologist, recipient of 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship

BUCSA is delighted to announce that Robert Weller, Chair of the BU Department of Anthropology, and an expert in Chinese and Taiwanese anthropology, is the recipient of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2013. Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in […]

EVENT REVIEW: BU at the National Chinese Language Conference

From April 7-9 2013, the National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC), which is “dedicated to encouraging dialogue in the field of Chinese language education and ensuring wide-scale success,” had their 6th annual conference in Boston. Boston University took part in two panels at the Conference. The first was entitled Next Steps for Our Chinese Language Students: […]

EVENT: BU-India Symposium (5/10/2013)

Why India? Consider that India, with 50% of its 1.2 billion people under 25 years of age, is estimated to be one of the youngest populations by 2020, where the average age will be 29 years compared with 37.5 in the US and China, 42 in Europe and 48 in Japan. India is also projected to […]

EVENT REVIEW: BU at the 2013 Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

Our Asian Studies Presenters and the American Institute of Indian Studies Board meeting Several faculty and graduate students attended the Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies in San Diego, March 21-24, 2013. Marié Abe, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, Presenter,“Shaking Bodies on Shaky Ground: Henoko Peace Music Festa and the Anti-US Military Base Struggles […]

NEWS: BU Japanese Professor Presents on the Benefits of Language Exchange

“If a friend accidentally spilled coffee on your computer, how do you react?” Dr. Mariko Henstock asked her third year Japanese II class on a Friday afternoon to act out the scenario in a role play. The majority of the American students in the class demanded that their friend pay for the damage. The Japanese […]